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Question: We have a podiatrist who is having custom orthotics made for his patients. We have been using L3000 (Foot, insert, removable, molded to patient model, ‘ucb’ type, berkeley shell,... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
The difficulty of getting paid by Medicare for foot orthotics is obvious when you look at the denial rates on related codes. This is obvious from the chart below of codes for foot inserts — in... More
Question: We have a podiatrist who is having custom orthotics made for his patients. We have been using L3000 (Foot, insert, removable, molded to patient model, ‘ucb’ type, berkeley shell,... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
The difficulty of getting paid by Medicare for foot orthotics is obvious when you look at the denial rates on related codes. This is obvious from the chart below of codes for foot inserts — in... More
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This sample template for immediate post-op notes is courtesy of Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center. Pikeville leadership requires physicians to complete this form before the patient goes to the next level of care unless accompanied by the practitioner who did the procedure. Full post-operative reports should be completed according to hospital policy.
Click the "Download file" link to access an annual wellness visit (AWV) form updated for 2016 with new screenings.
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